2005 in coasters

Events by year
2004 2005 in coasters 2006
2004 2005 in rides 2006

This page is for everything related to roller coasters, powered coasters, and alpine coasters, that occurred during the year 2005.

Opened

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened
Roller 1066 Festyland
France
Sit-Down Soquet March 27
Roller Atlantica SuperSplash Europa Park
Germany
Water Mack Rides March 19
Roller Bat Lagoon
USA
Inverted Vekoma April 16
Roller Cliffhanger Blackgang Chine
UK
Family I.E. Park May 28
Roller Cobra PowerLand
Finland
Shuttle Vekoma Unknown
Roller Formule 1 Parc Saint Paul
France
Wild Mouse Pax Company June 12
Roller G Force Drayton Manor
UK
Sit-Down Maurer AG July 26
Roller Hades Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
The Gravity Group May 14
Roller Hydra the Revenge Dorney Park
USA
Floorless Bolliger & Mabillard May 7
Roller Italian Job: Stunt Track Canada's Wonderland
Canada
Launched Premier Rides May 1
Roller Italian Job: Stunt Track Kings Island
USA
Launched Premier Rides May 20
Roller Kingda Ka Six Flags Great Adventure
USA
Launched
Strata
Intamin May 21
Roller Krachen Al-Shallal Theme Park
Saudi Arabia
Shuttle Vekoma June 28
Roller Raging Spirits Tokyo DisneySea
Japan
Sit-Down Intamin July 21
Roller Rita Alton Towers
UK
Launched Intamin April 1
Roller Road Runner Express Great Escape
USA
Family Zamperla May
Roller Selva Encantada Travelling
Spain
Wild mouse
Water
L&T Systems Unknown
Roller SheiKra Busch Gardens Tampa
USA
Dive Bolliger & Mabillard May 21
Roller Space Mountain Hong Kong Disneyland
China
Enclosed Vekoma September 12
Roller Sequoia Adventure Gardaland
Italy
Sit-Down S&S April 30
Roller Superman Escape Warner Bros. Movie World
Australia
Launched Intamin December 26
Roller VeggieTales Sideshow Spin Dollywood
USA
Kiddie L&T Systems Unknown
Roller Velocity Flamingo Land
UK
Launched
Motorbike
Vekoma July 2

Relocations

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Klondike Gold Mine Funland Amusement Park
UK
Sit-Down Pinfari Unknown Klondike Gold Mine at Drayton Manor
Roller Z40 Roller Coaster Tir Prince Family Fun Fair
UK
Sit-Down Unknown Unknown Zyclone at Funland Amusement Park

Rethemed/Refurbishments

Class Name Park Location Type Manufacturer Opened Formerly
Roller Doo Wooper Morey's Piers
USA
Wild Mouse Zamperla May 14 N/A
Roller Fairly Odd Coaster Paramount Carowinds
USA
Wooden
Family
Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. 1975 Scooby Doo's Ghoster Coaster.
Roller Hey Arnold's Taxi Chase Paramount Carowinds
USA
Family E&F Miler Industries 1998 Taxi Jam.
Roller Marche du Mille-pattes La Ronde
Canada
Terrain
Family
Arrow Dynamics 1967 Petites Montagnes Russes.
Roller Space Mountain. Disneyland Park
USA
Enclosed Dynamic Structures May 27, 1977 N/A
Roller Space Mountain: Mission 2 Disneyland Paris
France
Launched
Enclosed
Vekoma June 1, 1995 Space Mountain: De la Terre à la Lune

Closures

Class Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened Closed Relocated
Roller Batman The Escape Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Stand-Up Intamin April 24, 1993 October 30 Six Flags Darien Lake
Roller Bush Wacker Rainbow Valley
Canada
Kiddie B. A. Schiff & Associates 1992 September N/A
Roller Cyclone Williams Grove Amusement Park
USA
Wooden Oscar Bitler 1933 Unknown N/A
Powered Dragon Coaster Santa's Village
USA
Kiddie Zamperla 1995 Unknown Vertical Endeavors
Roller Dragon Wagon Libertyland
USA
Kiddie Wisdom Rides Unknown October 29 N/A
Roller Greezed Lightnin' Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Launched
Shuttle
Schwarzkopf 1978 October 30 Joyland Amusement Park
Roller High Roller Stratosphere Tower
USA
Family S&MC April 29, 1996 December 30 N/A
Roller Mayan Mindbender Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Enclosed Vekoma 1995 October 30 Wonderland
Roller Mega Zeph Six Flags New Orleans
USA
Wooden
Hybrid
Custom Coasters International, Inc. May 20, 2000 August 21 N/A
Roller Muskrat Scrambler Six Flags New Orleans
USA
Wild Mouse L&T Systems May 20, 2000 August 21 N/A
Roller Revolution Libertyland
USA
Sit-Down Arrow Dynamics 1979 October 29 DelGrosso's Amusement Park
Roller Road Runner's Express Six Flags New Orleans
USA
Family Vekoma May 20, 2000 August 21 Six Flags Magic Mountain
Roller Roller Coaster Burlington Amusement Park
Canada
Kiddie Allan Herschell Company 1960 September Shining Waters Family Fun Park
Roller Scooby's Ghoster Coaster Paramount's Kings Island
USA
Suspended
Single rail
Family
Caripro April 1998 Unknown N/A
Roller Serial Thriller Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Inverted Vekoma May 29, 1999 October 30 Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
Roller Serpent Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Hybrid
Terrain
Family
Arrow Dynamics 1969 October 30 N/A
Roller Texas Cyclone Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Wooden Frontier Construction Company June 12, 1976 October 30 N/A
Roller Toboggan Grand Prix Amusements
Canada
Sit-Down Chance Rides 1999 Unknown N/A
Roller Typhoon Santa's Village AZoosment Park
USA
Sit-Down Top Fun July 27, 1998 Unknown Los Angeles County Fairgrounds
Roller Ultra Twister Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Pipeline TOGO 1990 October 30 Six Flags America
Roller Viper Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Sit-Down Schwarzkopf 1989 October 30 N/A
Roller XLR-8 Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Suspended Arrow Dynamics May 12, 1984 October 30 N/A
Roller Zippin Pippin Libertyland
USA
Wooden National Amusement Device Company 1923 October 29 N/A
Roller Zydeco Scream Six Flags New Orleans
USA
Shuttle Vekoma June 10, 2000 August 21 N/A